Morning Amritsar-Delhi Shatabdi back on tracks from tomorrow

Morning Amritsar-Delhi Shatabdi back on tracks from tomorrow

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Kuldip Bhatia

Ludhiana, April 9

The second pair of the New Delhi-Amritsar-New Delhi Shatabdi Express (02013/14) will resume its regular run after almost a year from tomorrow.

The train was discontinued during the Covid-induced lockdown.

The 02013 train will leave New Delhi at 4.30 pm and arrive at Amritsar at 10.30 pm with a three-minute halt at Ludhiana (8.16 pm) while the 02014 will start operating on April 11, leaving Amritsar at 4.55 am to reach New Delhi at 11.02 am with a five-minute stop at Ludhiana (6.57 am).

In order to fill the gap left by the other pair of Swarn Shatabdi (02029/30) Express train on this trunk route, Northern Railways has announced to run 04053/54 New Delhi-Amritsar-New Delhi Shatabdi Express Weekly Special train from April 15. The existing 02029/30 Swarn Shatabdi Express runs on this route on all days except Thursday.

The 04053 Shatabdi train will leave New Delhi (on Thursdays only) at 7.20 am and reach Amritsar at 1.30 pm with a three-minute stoppage at Ludhiana (11.08 am) while the 04054 train will commence its return journey from Amritsar at 4.50 pm to reach New Delhi at 10.50 pm with a five-minute halt at Ludhiana (6.50 pm).

According to the railway officials, another summer special train, the 02265/66 Delhi Sarai Rohilla-Jammu Tawi-Delhi Sarai Rohilla Duronto Tri-weekly Special train, was also scheduled to run from Delhi Sarai Rohilla from April 11 and from Jammu Tawi from April 12. The train will have a single halt at Ludhiana in both directions.

The 02265 will leave Delhi Sarai Rohilla at 10.20 pm on every Tuesday, Friday and Sunday and reach Jammu Tawi at 7.15 the next morning. On return journey, the train 02066 will depart from Jammu Tawi at 7.15 pm on every Wednesday, Saturday and Monday to arrive Delhi Saraai Rohilla at 3.55 am the next day.

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